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Mike Strausbaugh
5.0
from 56 reviews
  • 22 years in business
  • 72 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
Debra F.
Verified review

Our daughter who attends Denver School of the Arts has been taking weekly classical guitar lessons from Michael for about a year. Michael has been a great fit for her. He is highly educated skilled technically,and has an approach that makes a tween girl not dread her lessons. Her position, music reading and technique have improved quite a bit over the year. Michael is professional, nice and has a good sense of humor to boot. We had tried lessons with 2 other instructors and he is overall much better than the other teachers.

Sollohub Music
4.8
from 45 reviews
  • 19 years in business
  • 95 hires on Thumbtack
Rudy F.
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Deciding to take guitar lessons at 60 was a little nervous but Jeff and his instructors were great to work with and are familiar with all types of music. I highly recomend their method of teaching.

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JR Guitar
5.0
from 28 reviews
  • 13 years in business
  • 53 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top pro on Thumbtack
William R.
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I have known Jeff since his early childhood, about the time he first picked up a guitar. He has always been intuitive, inventive and refreshing in his own creativity. I know he possesses a tremendous integrity in life and his passion for music. Investing in JR Guitar is not just music lessons but an opportunity to learn dedication from a true musician and inspiration from a wonderful human being. I endorse Jeff whole heartedly and recommend his course to all who desire the same. William L Ruhl- singer/song writer HOTC studio.

Vic Dillahay, Guitarist
5.0
from 9 reviews
  • 20 years in business
  • 11 hires on Thumbtack
Shannon H.
Verified review

My son loves guitar lessons so far! He has learned so much already, and Vic makes it so much fun! Beyond happy that we went with him!!

Guitar Lessons
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 12 hires on Thumbtack
John D.
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Great guy! Relaxed atmosphere. I call it Guitar Therapy.

  • 13 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
Megan F.
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Murph is a fantastic teacher. I started taking bluegrass guitar lessons with him a year ago, after years of playing guitar very badly (only basic chords, strumming patterns, and Travis picking - all without a pick). In just a year, Murph has transformed me into a flatpicker. Under his direction, I've learned to crosspick, play scales and licks, learn solos by ear, and create interesting rhythm patterns both for traditional fiddle and newgrass tunes - all with a pick! Amazing. Plus, he's easy-going and very, very patient. I highly, highly recommend Murph as a guitar teacher!

Rick Pruitt
5.0
from 8 reviews
  • 4 hires on Thumbtack
Tim C.
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I have taken both classical and blues guitar lessons from Rick for many moons. I like his style ... challenging but also laid back! If you are just starting to play, he is great with beginners! If you are looking to sharpen your existing skills, he's your man as well! You won't be disappointed!

Harmony Music Studio
5.0
from 2 reviews
  • 10 years in business
  • 6 hires on Thumbtack
Lynae G.
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Dustin has been teaching my son for 4 years now and is an excellent instructor. He has taught Devin starting at the basics to classical, blues, rock, and also music theory and writing his own music. Dustin has been flexible in adapting his instruction with my son's needs and wants to keep him interested and continually learning more. Dustin is also very professional and reliable as an instructor and I would strongly recommend him for anyone looking for a guitar instructor. Dustin has incredible talent himself and sets the bar high for his students.

  • 27 years in business
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Sergio V.
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Brett is accomplished professional, who is patient and encouraging using modern technology effectively to help his students have fun playing and learning guitar & music. Highly recommended! - SV

Jeff LaQuatra
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Bryan B.
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Jeff's ability to play guitar is easily verified by putting his name in a Google or You Tube search. You can also see/hear for yourself by enjoying an evening with the best 70's Band in Colorado (MM8TR) or by catching one of his Classical Guitar recitals. The fact that Jeff is a renowned musician is undeniable but not that important if you want to learn guitar. What is important is his STRONG capability to teach and lead you down a learning path catered to your goals. I have had lessons from countless instructors and the problem I always found is they are great players but not so great at teaching. Jeff was able take the piece meal knowledge I had and fill in the blank spots while guiding me towards musical literacy. Ultimately we exceeded my goals and I started performing in front of large audiences on a regular basis. If you have the opportunity and privilege to become Jeff's student you will make progress! He can do it all (except your homework for you) and you will learn! Bryan B Highlands Ranch, Co.

Erhard Group LLC
5.0
from 1 review
  • 4 years in business
  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I have allowed many people of differing ages to begin to play the guitar for themselves instead of feeling "the need" to practice. Music should be fun.

So you Wanna Play Guitar
5.0
from 1 review
  • New on Thumbtack
Kai B.
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There are many good guitarists out there. There are many good teachers out there. It is a rare thing, however, to find a good teacher as well as a good guitarist all wrapped up into a neatly organized, always on time, affordably priced package. Chris, while being a masterful guitarist and skilled bandleader, juxtaposes this with a no quit attitude when it comes to what his students are capable of. I have been a student of Chris’s for over 8 years now, and I find that every lesson I learn something new. He is also capable of teaching much more than guitar if you ask him to. Unlike your stereotypical guitar teacher who views their teaching as a “day job” and their music as their passion, with Chris they are one and the same. In fact, when I was in 5th -8th grade, I organized a group of students to be in a band with me called “Demolition”. Not only did Chris embrace my creativity, he also encouraged it and helped us develop our own songs, rather than copy others. In fact, Chris does not teach guitar so that one can copy others’ music, but rather teaches you others’ music in the hope you will use it as inspiration for your own. Chris teaches things that cannot be quantified by normal metrics. He can teach you what 4/4 timing is, but he can also teach you how to “Jam Out!” and just have a good time. Because at the end of the day, if your not having fun, you won’t stick through the hard parts. Chris can, however, teach you a song- note-for-note if that is your style. When I attended Kent Denver high school, Chris taught me every single note of Santana’s leads in the song “Smooth”, which I later performed at the top Jazz club in Denver, “Dazzle”. Not only did Chris make that possible, but he also drove down from where he lives in Boulder, Colorado and stayed for every last second of the show. It was and is the highlight of my years with Chris. Teaching notes from a book is one thing, but teaching them from ear is another thing entirely. Chris has an amazingly accurate ear. He can tune a guitar better then my most expensive tuner. But most of all Chris recognizes that the student-teacher relationship is a two way street. He is constantly evolving his style as students introduce him to new material. It is that open minded and gentle teaching style that makes Chris the perfect guitar teacher especially for young people. Like Michelangelo said, “I am still learning,” and so is Chris.

Alan Skowron
4.0
from 3 reviews
  • 5 hires on Thumbtack
Josephine H.
Verified review

I contacted Alan about guitar lessons for my dad for father's day - he was very prompt, polite & professional in his response. My dad is going to wait until the fall to start lessons, but I will definitely be contacting Alan again!

  • 1 hire on Thumbtack
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I teach from a perspective of channeling your natural passion and energy into your playing. From fundamentals to advanced techniques, I strive to identify a student's strengths to create an environment where any student can learn as quickly and effortlessly as possible.

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I've been playing for over ten years and teaching now for about three. I believe that everyone learns very differently, and i pride myself on getting to know my students well enough to figure out what works for them and what doesn't.

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I have been playing guitar for more than 15 years. I can teach beginner to intermediate level. I have more of a free-range approach to teaching than a rigid program.

  • New on Thumbtack
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Hello, guitar players! I offer beginner and intermediate classes to students of any age. My lessons range from the basics of playing guitar to the more advanced elements of songwriting. I’m available any day of the week for 60-minute lessons at only $50/hour. I also offer discounted monthly rates, plus group rates, if your friends or family members are interested! All you need is an instrument of your own and a desire to learn. I’ll provide handouts with tons of useful information, plus give you CDs with backing tracks you can use to practice between lessons. I have years of experience teaching both acoustic and electric guitar and would love to help improve your skills in whatever style or genre you choose!

  • New on Thumbtack
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I use several unique approaches to music education that have been very successful with students. I give students numerous opportunities to perform in a casual, positive environment. Students are encouraged and supported.

  • 38 years in business
  • New on Thumbtack
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I offer instruction in guitar, ukulele and bass. I provide music recording and music production services. I also do original composition for TV, stage and film.

  • New on Thumbtack
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My name is Mason. I have played in bands since I was 12 years old. I was a self-taught guitarist, and I understand so much about the guitar that I promise results on the first lesson.

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